Recipe: Seed Loaf

I got a nice vegetarian recipe book, “Luscious Vegetarian”, from my boyfriend’s parents over the festive season. The book, written by Sonia Cabano and Jade de Waal, contains lots of easy [and quick] recipes. One of which is the seed loaf I made over the weekend. Containing only 15ml of honey and 15ml of oil... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter

Making your own (very) crunchy peanut butter is now an option. It has been an option for a while now and I am just slow, but still. This was just too easy! And it is too delicious. Also, mine lasted for more than 3 weeks without any problems in the fridge. The internet is filled... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Falafel

Recently I have a new found love for soft boiled eggs and as of today, chickpeas. More specifically: falafel. Below is a recipe I made for today's healthy lunch. Falafel pita served with Tzatziki Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely chopped ½ onion, finely chopped 3 tbsp fresh parsley, roughly chopped 1... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Beef Samosas

Today’s post will be short and sweet. It wasn't a lengthy process to make these beef samosas so there is no need for a lengthy post. 😉 For the phyllo pastry samosas, pictured above, I used beef mince along with one medium onion and Woolworths South Africa’s Moroccan Rub spice, which you can buy online... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Coconut & Oat Crunchies

Last week my darling Granny passed away. I will forever associate sweet cinnamon pancakes and fudge with her. Over the weekend I took time out to make some of her recipes as she wrote them down for me back in 2008. Below is her Coconut & Oat Crunchies recipe (which I am enjoying at this... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Asparagus Quiche

I recently made this asparagus quiche to share with friends over some sundowners. Cut the quiche into pieces so each serving has at least one asparagus piece and enjoy with white wine. This recipe is really an easy one and quick one if you're not making the pastry from scratch like I did. See the... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Ganache

For my recent birthday party I made the moist chocolate cake (recipe here) I posted in June as part of the dessert for my birthday party. Again the cake had everyone oohing and aahing. (I now have to bake it for an engagement party in a few weeks time.) The only piece that remained was... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Orange Cake

September is the month of spring in South Africa. Although in Cape Town we still experience some winter days as well, just think back to last week’s cold front. Over the weekend however we had sunny weather which I loved. What’s better than sunshine and the company of good friends? So, to celebrate the good... Continue Reading →

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